Search on for missing Chicago teen

April 14, 2010 11:46:37 AM PDT
Chicago police say they are searching for a 17-year-old male who has gone missing. According to authorities, Matthew J. Goralka, also called Matt, left his residence Tuesday night, April 13, after an argument with his parents.

Police say Goralka is a student at Walter Payton High School. He reportedly did not attend school Wednesday.

The teen was recently discharged from Children's Memorial Hospital for a blood clot in his right forearm and was given blood thinners making him susceptible to uncontrolled bleeding if injured.

According to police, Goralka is currently on anti-depressant medication.

He is described as white male, 5 ft. 9 inches, 135 lbs. with hazel eyes, brown hair and a fair complexion and freckles.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Chicago police Area 3 Special Victims Unit at (312) 744-8266.


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